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Housing and Health Care for Rural Communities Using the Elder Care Housing…

Award Information

Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
30539
Program Year/Program:
1996 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
30539
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
The Glenn H. Woods Corp.
P.O. Box 39 Bridgewater, VT 05034
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Woman-Owned: Yes
Minority-Owned: Yes
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 2
Fiscal Year: 1996
Title: Housing and Health Care for Rural Communities Using the Elder Care Housing Opportunities (ECHO) Approach
Agency: USDA
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $210,000.00
 

Abstract:

Phase I of this SBIR proposal will study the feasibility of ECHO housing accompanied with Home Health Care insurance, as a revenue-generating opportunity for rural communities. The proposed objectives are summarized as follows: 1. To perform three needs assessments in the state of Vermont of homeowners 55 years old and over living in rural areas. To ascertain a. the feasibility of ECHO housing in rural Vermont; b. to ascertain the feasibility of Home Health Care needs; c. To ascertain the feasibility of ECHO units being placed on another's property. 2. To investigate insurance companies to determine an appropriate home health care policy at the lowest cost to accompany ECHO housing. 3. To study the feasibility of conducting educational workshops and focus groups at selected rural senior centers. 4. To study the feasibility of conducting an educational seminar via Vermont Interactive Television, reaching rural elders throughout the state.

Principal Investigator:


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Business Contact:

Mr. Glenn H. Woods, Jr.
Small Business Information at Submission:

The Glenn H. Woods Corp.
P.O. Box 39 Bridgewater, VT 05034

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No